Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Nursing student serves in Dominican Republic

Nursing student serves in Dominican Republic

A nursing student from Surry County recently spent a week providing medical services in the Dominican Republic, which allowed her to aid patients in d...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

ELKIN — The Surry County Board of Commissioners will seek input from the public before forcing residents in one water and sewer district to hook...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dobson set to annex Herrera Vineyards

DOBSON — The town of Dobson is looking to annex Herrera Vineyards, with a public hearing on the matter scheduled in April.“This resolution...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


School board to fire Central official

School board to fire Central official

Surry County Schools will terminate an assistant principal from Surry Central following his arrest last month on drug-related charges.Benny Lee Balile...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A thief with an apparent eye toward fashion struck a local retail business in recent days, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Girl shot in Cana

HILLSVILLE, Va. — Carroll County authorities reported Wednesday morning that a girl had been shot in the Cana area of the county.The victim, a 9...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

DOBSON — The location of the Surry Old-Time Fiddlers Convention is different this year, but organizers say its goal remains the same: to preserv...

March 21st, 2017 |  


City board debates rules on benches

City board debates rules on benches

A simple request to place a granite bench in downtown Mount Airy in memory of a longtime business owner there has triggered a debate on who should and...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Surry County Board accepts Sheriff Graham Atkinson’s resignation

Surry County Board accepts Sheriff Graham Atkinson’s resignation

ELKIN — After a decade in office, Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will be missed by the members of the Surry County Board of Commissioners....

March 21st, 2017 |